[cairo] Atomic reference counting [and an aside on using the GPL for libraries]

Peter Weilbacher (Mozilla) mozilla at weilbacher.org
Thu Apr 5 14:46:12 PDT 2007

Carl Worth wrote:

> So maybe if I invent some other library in the future, I'll choose to
> just use the GPL for it. And if that means some people don't use it
> that might have used it if it were available under a non-GPL license,
> I don't see how that would have any negative impact on me.

As far as I know you are paid for your work on cairo. Do you think that
would have happened if nobody had taken up your library because of
licensing issues?

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